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Richard Edward Scheetz, DDS

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Richard Edward Scheetz DDS is a top Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Dublin, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Richard Edward Scheetz DDS is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Richard Edward Scheetz DDS is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Richard Edward Scheetz DDS is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Dublin, OH, Dr. Richard Edward Scheetz DDS is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
39 years Experience
Richard Edward Scheetz, DDS
  • Dublin, OH
  • The Ohio State University (OSU)
  • Accepting new patients

Would I need to take opioids after my extraction?

Taking opioids after wisdom tooth removal is NOT a requirement! Recent research has shown that the brains of young adults are more susceptible to the risk of opiate addiction than READ MORE
Taking opioids after wisdom tooth removal is NOT a requirement! Recent research has shown that the brains of young adults are more susceptible to the risk of opiate addiction than older adults and many practitioners are reducing and sometimes eliminating the prescribing of narcotics to young adults and placing the burden on parents to withhold and administer opiates only after significant failure of a combination of acetaminophen (Tylenol) and an NSAID like ibuprofen or naproxen (Motrin/Aleve respectively) and then only half a pill of hydrocodone or oxycodone at a time.

Is there a follow-up required to the cleft lip surgery?

Without seeing her, that is a difficult question to answer. Ask the doctor who originally provided the surgery. The least number of surgeries the better, and a cleft team directly READ MORE
Without seeing her, that is a difficult question to answer. Ask the doctor who originally provided the surgery. The least number of surgeries the better, and a cleft team directly treating your daughter should have a time line on what to treat when for the best possible results. Please be patient